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Saturday, November 9, 2013

4th Muharram of Amroha

This article contains information of the Muharram procession (juloos) of Amroha of 4th Muharram.

The procession (juloos) of 4th Muharram starts from Imambara Hurmat Shah. This Imambara was constructed by Syed Jamal Ali about 223 year ago (this is including the year when this article is being penned).
People waiting for the procession to start
Taboot coming out of Azakhana Hurmat Shah
Araaish of 4 Muharram

The procession (juloos) of 4th Muharram has following symbolic articles beside the common camels and other articles which are to be found with the regular Muharram processions of Amroha.

Araaish of 4 Muharram procession
Kamate Alam and Pharera Alam of 4 Muharram juloos
Kamate Alam and Pharera Alam of 4 Muharram juloos

Alams (flags): 2 Kamate Alam and 5 Pharera Alam

Araaish (Tableau): 8 small araaish and 2 roshanchowki
Taboot (symbol of Death Body): One taboot
Zuljana (Horse): One Zuljana
Taboot of 4 Muharram at Mohalla Hakkani
This procession (juloos) covers route of 16.5 kilometers which is within the city of Amroha. Behind the Zuljana the people recite Daura (Shaheed-E-Karbala; Husain). First five or six lines recite the first line and the rest of the people a part of the procession (juloos) answer by saying Husain…Husain…Husain.

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